October 2019
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On Oct. 10, JWW's Lead in Drinking Water Task Force released its report Lead in Drinking Water: A Permanent Solution for New Jersey . The report, which outlines actions New Jersey can take to virtually eliminate lead in drinking water in 10 years, was released at a press conference where Governor Murphy also announced his comprehensive strategy to address lead exposure in New Jersey.

Pictured above: Governor Murphy with JWW Lead in Drinking Water Task Force Chair, Chris Daggett

Upcoming Webinar on Lead in Drinking Water Task Force Report

On Nov. 15 at 1 - 2pm, a webinar on the report will be moderated by Chris Daggett, the Task Force chairman. Several task force members will detail the report recommendations and a question and answer session will follow.
The Cost of Inaction

Often overlooked, our water infrastructure isn’t noticed until something goes wrong. This section spotlights everyday consequences of not investing in New Jersey’s water systems.

Water equity in the city of Camden: a roadmap

A group of Camden leaders representing utilities, nonprofits and environmental organizations, the City of Camden, and the US Water Alliance released “ An Equitable Water Future: Camden .” The report details the challenges, opportunities, and strategies for equitable water management in Camden.

AEA Conference: "The Next Decade"

Register for the AEA conference on Nov. 19-20 at Bally’s Atlantic City. The agenda features several JWW members and member organizations , including a JWW presentation by JWW CSO committee co-chair Pilar Paterson and JWW backbone staff for the CSO comittee Mo Kinberg, JWW Asset Management and Finance committee co-chair Dan Kennedy, and the NJ Department of Community Affairs.

New Jersey State League of Municipalities Conference

The NJLM Conference 2019 will be held at the Atlantic City Convention Center on Nov. 19-21. The conference theme is “Igniting Local Engagement,” and the agenda features several sessions on water : stormwater utilities, drinking water challenges, water supply and quality, and more.

Jersey Water Works Updates
The fall holidays are approaching fast, and so is the fifth annual Jersey Water Works Conference!
The JWW conference will bring together more than 300 stakeholders to amplify the importance of addressing New Jersey’s water infrastructure, explore innovative solutions, and celebrate the Jersey Water Works collaborative as an effective, comprehensive approach to achieving statewide impact. Register now, before early bird fees end Nov. 22.

Elevate your work by announcing a commitment! The JWW Conference is a platform that allows members reach a multi-sector audience by announcing commitments. Commitments are new projects, programs, or resources that help advance the goals of Jersey Water Works and have yet to be announced publicly. Commitments can either be completed by the event or can be accomplished within the next year. The deadline to announce a commitment is Friday, Nov. 8.
New Jersey delegates attend One Water Summit 
Last month, a group of delegates, including several Jersey Water Works members, represented New Jersey at the One Water Summit in Austin, Texas. Many New Jersey delegates spoke on panels throughout the conference and were recognized for their work – including Camden SMART winning the US Water Prize .
Water Infrastructure in the News

New Jersey:

Sewer monitoring turns to AI (Water & Wastes Digest)
Jersey Water Works   is a collaborative effort working to transform New Jersey's inadequate water infrastructure through sustainable, cost-effective solutions that provide communities with clean water and waterways; healthier, safer neighborhoods; local jobs; flood and climate resilience; and economic growth.
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